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Readers’ Poll: The Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Shows

Your picks include Madonna, Prince, U2 and Bruce Springsteen

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Prince, Madonna, and Bono of U2.

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The Super Bowl halftime show is a very tough gig. About 160 million people are watching, and the performers have about 14 minutes. Some opt to play three or four of their best songs, while others do a big medley that packs in as many of their hits as possible. No matter what they do, a good chunk of the crowd will hate it, or at least switch over to the Puppy Bowl midway.

If done right, however, it's a great way to revive a career, or at least sell a ton of tickets to the artist's next tour. We asked our readers last week to select their favorite halftime shows of all time. Click through to see the results. 


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